Volunteer – Receptionist Newtown

August 2nd, 2022

We are looking for well organised, caring, fabulous person who will be the welcoming face at our wonderful In Patient Unit at our Newtown site. Someone who is wanting to give back to our Community and be part of a wonderful team

Role Responsibilities

You will play a valuable part in the Mary Potter Hospice In Patient Unit with general reception duties, welcoming visitors and other administration tasks as required. Your tasks will include:

  • Meeting and greeting patients, families, visitors, Hospice staff and volunteers
  • Ensuring all incoming phone calls are attended to in a prompt and courteous manner
  • Taking messages for staff and patients and delivering to recipients
  • Ensuring that the reception area and equipment is kept clean and tidy at all times
  • Answering phones and redirecting calls to staff and patients as required
  • COVID Screening
  • Other administrative tasks that may be required

Person Requirements

  • Excellent verbal communication skills, including an excellent phone manner
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and well groomed
  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality
  • Have integrity and empathy
  • Willingness to be flexible and undertake a variety of tasks
  • Commitment of 12 months or more


Saturdays Fortnightly  4pm – 7pm


48 Mein Street, Newtown


If you would like to be part of our team here at Mary Potter Hospice we would love to hear from you. Please complete our online volunteer application form and should you require further information please email volunteer@marypotter.org.nz.

Volunteer Receptionist Newtown Job Description